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  • Author:
    Unwin, Peter
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    Paul Prescot’s desire to catalogue and comprehend the aboriginal rock paintings of the Canadian Shield is told through the eyes of the woman he loves, and who, for her own reasons, accompanies him on his travels to the deep north. Her...

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    Noël-Maw, Martine
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    Monica, une jeune secrétaire qui rêve de vivre de sa plume, se voit offrir un contrat inespéré : seconder son idole, le légendaire Will James, dans l'écriture de son prochain roman. La relation avec le quinquagénaire alcoolique mettra...

  • Author:
    Boschman, Robert
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    "The story is an inward reflective journey that spans many years. It examines the human spirit, its hurts, its survival, its hopes and its faith that life will improve as each generation accepts its follies and moves beyond...

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    SEDLEY, Kate
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    In 15th century London, the child-king is not the only one under threat ... 1483: Amidst the chaos following the death of King Edward IV and the ensuing tussle for the throne, Roger the Chapman is called to London to investigate a...

  • Author:
    Gill, Pauline
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    Née de famille fortunée, Elsie Reford est philanthrope et fondatrice des Jardins de Métis. Toute jeune, elle quitte avec sa famille sa région natale de Perth en Ontario pour s'établir dans l'Ouest de Montréal, là où elle découvre la...

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    Saint-Pierre, Éliane
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    Montréal, 1964. Après une décennie à prodiguer des soins aux ouvriers de l'usine Moretti, Geneviève Boivin perd subitement son poste. L'entreprise effectuant des congédiements en vue d'augmenter sa rentabilité, l'...

  • Author:
    Kay, Guy Gavriel
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    « Les marins disent que la pluie regrette son nuage alors même qu'elle tombe vers la mer dans la lumière ou l'ombre. Et elle, elle me manque ainsi alors que je tombe à travers mon existence, à travers le temps, à travers le...

  • Author:
    Rouy, Maryse
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    À l'automne 1933, Elizabeth remplace son mari obligé d'abandonner son poste de professeur à bord du wagon-école à la suite d'un diagnostic de tuberculose. Tandis qu'il est confiné loin des siens dans un sanatorium,...

  • Author:
    Donoghue, Emma
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    "Lib Wright, a young English nurse trained by legendary Florence Nightingale, arrives in an impoverished Irish village with a strange mission. Eleven-year-old Anna O'Donnell is said to have eaten nothing for four months. With...

  • Author:
    McGrath, Robin
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    "My father has married me to a mad old man." These words, written on a slip of paper inside a fading brocade collar, are a clue to the unlikely marriage of a Jewish remittance man and a 14-year-old orphan in a remote Newfoundland...

  • Author:
    Schwartz, Ellen
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    Vancouver, 1942. When best friends Esther and Michiko spot the beautiful Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret dolls—in vogue at the time—in the local toy store window, they long to get the dolls for their shared birthday. But when...

  • Author:
    Matthews, James
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    The Mean Time is a work of literary fiction set in Corner Brook about how people allow their pasts to shape and define them – in holding on to dread, regret, and pain. The death of Will Johnston shakes the community to its foundations,...

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    Farnsworth, Vanessa
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    Bitter rivals. Festering animosities. Gossip, innuendo and scandal. And don’t forget the gun. A ragtag group of settlers come to Manitoulin Island in the 1870s with dreams of building a better future. What they find instead is murder....

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    Misri, Angela
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    It’s taken years, but Portia Adams has found an outlet for her obsessive curiosity as the consulting detective of 221 Baker Street, like her grandfathers before her. Scotland Yard taps her for their trickiest crimes, she’s in her last...

  • Author:
    Osborne, David
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    A novel of native-white relations in North America, intimately told through the life of Daytime Smoke -- the real-life red-haired son of William Clark and a Nez Perce woman. In 1805, Lewis and Clark stumble out of the Rockies on the...

  • Author:
    Skuy, David
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    The Band of Merry Kids is a rollicking middle-grade adventure set in the mythical Age of Robin Hood.
    Pip is a 12-year-old boy who idolizes Robin Hood and bristles at the injustice he sees around him. He also considers his father...

  • Author:
    Jenoff, Pam
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    Paris, 1919. The world's leaders have gathered to rebuild from the ashes of the Great War. But for one woman, the City of Light harbors dark secrets and dangerous liaisons, for which many could pay dearly. Brought to the peace...

  • Author:
    Tremblay, Francine
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    Fujiwara no Chikada se voit refuser le titre qu'il convoite auprès de l'empereur Go-Reizei. Sa révolte l'entraîne dans les montagnes d'Iga où un général chinois l'initie à des techniques martiales. Soutenu par...

  • Author:
    Laberge, Rosette
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    Chicoutimi, 1968. En quittant la ville, Sonia entraîne malgré elle certains proches dans son sillage, ce qui déplaît à Simone, laquelle est affectée par cette amputation familiale davantage qu'elle ne l'accepte. Et si elle...

  • Author:
    Lavigne, Suzanne
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    «Nos routes n'ont pas toujours été faciles, mais elles ont été parsemées d'amour.» Au Québec du début du XXe siècle, les histoires de deux êtres aux antipodes se croisent et fusionnent. Lui un ouvrier, elle issue d'une...

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